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Met Eireann instructed to use ‘positive’ language re climate change – are we sugar coating a bitter truth?

Met Eireann have been instructed to use ‘positive’ language re climate change – are we sugar coating a bitter truth? John Gibbons, Environmental Journalist  and many callers joined in on the discussion. 

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13.28 25 Feb 2019


Met Eireann instructed to use ‘positive’ language re climate change – are we sugar coating a bitter truth?


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13.28 25 Feb 2019


Forecasters at Met Éireann have reportedly been warned against showing “despair” on climate change.

The Times Ireland reports that staff have been told to use more positive language when speaking about the crisis.

According to the paper, an internal communiqué has suggested that using words like “inevitable” could lead people to believe that there is nothing that can be done.

John Gibbons, Environmental Journalist  and many callers joined in on the discussion. 

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